PADS Standard

For PCB designers and engineers looking for high-value, production-proven tools, PADS Standard provides schematic design and layout capabilities in an intuitive and easy-to-use environment. PADS Standard is ideal for less complex board design, and where cost is a high priority.

Features include:

  • Schematic design
  • PADS AMS Cloud online circuit simulation
  • Layout
  • Component part selection and verification
  • Powerful search and filtering with component information management
  • Create custom, IPC-compliant land patterns




There is an option to download PADS Standard and PADS Standard Plus Viewer for free. That way users can view and share PADS Logic and PADS Standard/Plus Layout databases.

To be more specific, with PADS Standard and PADS Standard Plus Viewer users can:

  • Open any PADS Logic or PADS Layout database
  • View designs with full graphical control
  • Share designs with colleagues who don’t have PADS installed on their PC
  • Review placement and routing and design-rule definition with others on your team

Feel free to contact us for more information or assistance in downloading the PADS Standard and PADS Standard Plus Viewer.